The Harrier Story
The jump jet was the first vertical/short takeoff and landing (VSTOL) operational jet aircraft developed using the revolutionary vectored thrust Pegasus engine. Following its development from the P1127 first tethered 'hops', to the Sea Harrier and the powerful and potent GR9. "The Harrier Story" also includes a look at other air forces who operated the aircraft. This hardback illustrated book is full of fascinating Did You Know Facts completing the extraordinary story of the Harrier. For more that 20 years the Harrier has been a unique weapon in the western armoury. The DVD follows the development of the 'Flying Bedstead' through to the latest AV-8Bs with the USMC. The DVD also contains film of action in the Falklands, Central Europe and supporting amphibious landings during NATO exercises.
- Mixed media product | 128 pages
- 138 x 194 x 30mm | 381.02g
- 22 Apr 2010
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
About Peter R. March
Peter R March is an aviation author, photographer and journalist. He is the editor of the RAF Yearbook for the RAF Charitable Trust. He is the author of more than fifty books.